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PERTH TOWN HALL Corner of Hay
and Barrack streets, Perth
PHONE (08) 9229 2965
Perth Town Hall | Major Venue | Perth Inner City | CBD & Northbridge
PLACE Located in the heart of the CBD, the
Perth Town Hall is an elegant and historic
multi-purpose venue, which combines antique
aesthetics with modern amenities.
NUMBERS The Main Hall can hold 400 guests
cocktail-style or 240 for a banquet. The glass-
enclosed Lower Foyer holds 128.
FOOD Outside catering packages can be
arranged for local, national and international
DRINK Function hosts can supply their own
liquor but some events require licences.
DETAILS During functions, a caretaker is
present to set up and monitor the sound and
lighting systems. Alternatively, audiovisual
technicians can be engaged.
o stage an event at the Perth Town Hall
is to be part of history. Completed in
1870, it is Australia’s only medieval-
style town hall and its only capital-city town
hall built by convicts.
The building’s bricks are made of clay,
which was quarried from pits that are now
fishponds in Queen’s Gardens, while the roof
timbers were cut in Kings Park.
All around the building is evidence of its
remarkable past – from the names of convicts
who worked on the site to programs from
significant events held there over 140 years.
Aesthetically, the hall is something to
behold. A clock tower, Italianate arches,
stained-glass windows, hand-stencilled
friezes and majestic spires lend dignity to any
occasion, while polished jarrah floors and a
15-metre ceiling add a touch of drama.
All are enhanced by modern comforts, such
as air-conditioning, a lift, renovated kitchen
and new sound and lighting systems.
The Perth Town Hall inspires creativity and
can host a variety of functions, from classical
concerts and glamorous fashion shows to
themed events and banquets. It also provides
a cathedral-like backdrop for wedding
ceremonies and receptions.
The venue is managed as a community
facility, available for commercial, government
and private events. Not-for-profit
organisations are offered a discount, making
it even more accessible.
“A CLOCK TOWER,
AND MAJESTIC SPIRES
LEND DIGNITY TO
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